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Businesses share their thoughts on World Mental Health Day

Today, Wednesday 10th October 2018, marks World Mental Health Day. First celebrated in 1992 as an initiative by the World Federation for Mental Health, the day promotes global recognition for mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. Research ...

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Leading by example

What does it take for a workplace to achieve WELL certification? Strong design principles based around health and wellbeing, as Hilson Moran’s new Manchester office demonstrates Engineering and sustainability consultancy Hilson Moran has created an exemplar office environment at its Manchester office, ...

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Liftshare is helping businesses to save millions of pounds and tonnes of CO2

A pioneer of sustainable travel, Liftshare is a multi-award-winning platform that connects people driving the same way so that they can share their car journeys. As the biggest car sharing community in the UK, the team’s mission is to ensure ...

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How to make your office more appealing to millennials

It’s no secret that the millennial generation has had a profound impact on society and our office environments are definitely no exception. In fact, the office space may have seen one of the biggest transformations in recent years due to ...

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Step Up

Technology has been instrumental in many advances in the health sector, such as improved data and analysis. However, widespread use of technology, and the resulting sedentary lifestyle, has also begun to create severe health problems. Sitting for too long (more ...

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Changing lives for the better through FM

Joanna Harris, FRICS, has recently been appointed as a Controls and Project Engineer at healthcare giant Eli Lilly UK, where she is responsible for the governance of the control systems used on site, along with delivery of major FM projects ...

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All is well

Landsec’s new HQ office takes a multi-pronged approach to promoting staff wellbeing, from facilitating active working to providing healthy food that people want to eat When property company Landsec relocated its head office to one of its best-known developments, Cardinal ...

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A third of UK employers invest in ‘cool’ office features to boost staff morale and productivity

One in three employers have invested in their workspace with the aim of boosting staff morale and enhancing productivity, according to a new study by totaljobs. The research highlights the importance of providing facilities such as showers and bike storage, ...

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Health and wellbeing in the workplace

A recent report from the British Council for Offices (BCO) focuses on Health and Wellbeing measurement and certification in the built environment and argues the business case for creating a healthy environment. But what exactly defines wellbeing, and what kind ...

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Design for living

Eve Fitzhenry, Marketing Manager at Boss Design, explains that today’s agile employees can best be supported by treating the workplace as a series of habitat Before we discuss how wellbeing affects the workplace, I think it’s important to define the ...

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